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'''Misericordia University''' is a four-year, Roman Catholic Church|Catholic, co-educational liberal arts university located on a campus in Dallas, Pennsylvania, near the cities of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania|Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, Pennsylvania|Scranton within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton|Diocese of Scranton. It was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy on August 15, 1924. The university offers Bachelor's degree|bachelor's, Master's degree|master's and Doctoral degree|doctoral degrees as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates. On August 24, 2007 Misericordia achieved university status. It was called '''College Misericordia''' prior to August 24, 2007.
Motto| established = 1924{{cite book |editor=Oram, Fern A|title=Peterson's Colleges in the Middle Atlantic States |origyear=1986|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=qmlKhz-PYpgC&pg=PA121&lpg=PA121&dq=Christopher+Newport+University+%2B+1960+%2B+william+and+mary&source=web&ots=qJKB67Tgld&sig=OmUoWCRpgiNwrD8tNzjlTGFkzWk#PPA76,M1|accessdate=2008-03-03|year=2006|publisher=Peterson's|isbn=978-0-7689-2421-3|page=76}}
TypePrivate university|Private
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church|Roman Catholic (Sisters of Mercy)
StatePennsylvania
CountryUnited States|USA
Coor{{coord|41.3451|-75.9716|region:US-PA_type:edu|display=inline,title}}
Students3,196http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=518
Undergrad1,958
Postgrad546
Former namesCollege Misericordia
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